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Cover for Calcinosis in ruminants due to plant poisoning: contributions on the pathogenesis.

The effects of plant-induced hypervitaminosis D on cell differentiation in the skin, aorta and lung of ruminants were studied. Skin and aorta tissue samples from experimentally Solanum glaucophyllum (Sg)-intoxicated cows were obtained and analysed. Also, aortas and lungs of sheep with spontaneous...

Author(s)
Gimeno, E. J.; Portiansky, E. L.; Gomar, M. S.; Costa, E. F.; Massone, A. R.; Alonso, C. R.; Dallorso, M. E.; Barros, S. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of intrauterine exposure to glucocorticoids upon fetal development and adult pathophysiology.

This chapter discusses the following topics: concept of fetal programming; prenatal glucocorticoids as mediators of programming; placental 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11β-HSD-2); regulation of 11β-HSD-2; tissue targets of glucocorticoid programming; adipose factors and programming;...

Author(s)
Drake, A. J.; Seckl, J. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human enteric pathogens.

This article describes the major routes by which water becomes contaminated with enteric pathogens and reviews human pathophysiology, animal reservoirs, presence and survival in the environment, and survival in water of major enteric pathogens (Campylobacter, Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia...

Author(s)
Jones, D. L.; Campbell, G.; Kaspar, C. W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Calcium.

The sources, metabolism and biochemical functions of calcium; clinical signs, diagnosis and physiopathological effects of calcium deficiency and its negative impact on production performance; calcium requirements and calcium toxicity in cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry are presented.

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sulphur.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of sulfur in ruminants, as well as the occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of sulfur deficiency. The ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cobalt.

This chapter discusses the sources, functions, requirement, metabolism and absorption of cobalt in ruminants. The occurrence, pathophysiology, biochemical and clinical manifestations and diagnosis of cobalt deficiency, cobalt responsive disorders and cobalt toxicity, as well as their prevention and ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Copper.

This chapter discusses the sources and metabolism (absorption, storage and transport) of copper in ruminants, as well as its interaction with other minerals like molybdenum. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Iodine.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of iodine and goitrogens in ruminants. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of iodine deficiency...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gut immunopathology in helminth infections - paradigm lost?

This review illustrates the concepts of enteropathy and immune expulsion, and discusses the implications of this for understanding the process of immune expulsion of gut nematodes and the prospects for anti-nematode vaccines. The pathology of nematode infections and nematode expulsion are...

Author(s)
Lawrence, C. E.; Kennedy, M. W.; Garside, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994237)
Type
Book chapter

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